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Valerio Caruso


129 articles available in total starting from 26/09/2002. Last article published on 30/06/2020.

Hülya Sungu  • Programme director, International Migration Film Festival

Interview: Hülya Sungu • Programme director, International Migration Film Festival

“Migration isn't something to be afraid of; on the contrary, it develops a sense of empathy”

We chatted to Hülya Sungu, programme director of Turkey’s International Migration Film Festival, about the takeaways from this year’s edition of the gathering  

30/06 | /Turkey

Giorgio Ficcarelli • Head of the Culture section at the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

Interview: Giorgio Ficcarelli • Head of the Culture section at the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission

"The initiative aims to open a window of mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue"

Giorgio Ficcarelli, head of Culture at EC's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, discusses the "Meet the Neighbours of the Neighbours During COVID-19 Time" initiative  

05/06 | Euro Film Fest

Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay  • Director of Oray

Interview: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay • Director of Oray

“Humans are too complex to be able to choose between two sides; we have to learn to combine different identities”

We chatted to German filmmaker of Turkish heritage Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay about his Cineuropa Prize-winning Oray at the Mons Film Festival  

16/03 | Mons 2020

Biljana Tutorov • Founder and Head of Programme, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator

Interview: Biljana Tutorov • Founder and Head of Programme, CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator

"CIRCLE creates a space of trust where you can share your doubts and fears with tutors and participants"

We met with Biljana Tutorov, founder and head of programme of Women Doc Accelerator, after the vibrant sophomore year of the initiative  

20/12/2019

Antony Root • Executive vice-president, HBO Europe

Interview: Antony Root • Executive vice-president, HBO Europe

"HBO Europe is a bottom-up organisation"

We met up with Antony Root, executive vice-president of HBO Europe, as he presented Isabel Coixet's Foodie Love at Brussels’ Are You Series? festival  

12/12/2019 | Are You Series 2019

Isabel Coixet • Director of Foodie Love

Interview: Isabel Coixet • Director of Foodie Love

"I can recognise myself in this series"

Cineuropa met up with director Isabel Coixet, who is presenting her series Foodie Love at Brussels’ Are You Series? festival  

12/12/2019 | Are You Series 2019

Mehdi M Barsaoui and Sami Bouajila • Director of and actor in A Son

Interview: Mehdi M Barsaoui and Sami Bouajila • Director of and actor in A Son

"We’re dealing with a real filmmaker here"

We met up with director Mehdi M Barsaoui and actor Sami Bouajila on the occasion of their film A Son scooping the Cineuropa Prize during Brussels Mediterranean Film Festival  

09/12/2019 | Cinémamed 2019

Elisabetta Ferrando  • Responsible for educational and cultural activities, Venice Film Festival, Giffoni Film Festival

Interview: Elisabetta Ferrando • Responsible for educational and cultural activities, Venice Film Festival, Giffoni Film Festival

"In a festival you live the cinema"

Elisabetta Ferrando works as a manager for educational and cultural projects for the Venice Film Festival and the Giffoni Film Festival (Arca CinemaGiovani) as well as a consultant of...  

29/09/2019 | Euro Film Fest

Samereh Rezaie  • Actress and director of I'm a Happy Actress

Interview: Samereh Rezaie • Actress and director of I'm a Happy Actress

“Many Afghani refugees coming to Europe are actually born and raised in Iran”

We chatted to Afghani filmmaker Samereh Rezaie at the Fajr International Film Festival about being an Afghani woman filmmaker living in Iran and why many refugees are coming to Europe  

05/06/2019 | Fajr 2019

Silvia Costa  • MEP and rapporteur for the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme

Interview: Silvia Costa • MEP and rapporteur for the Creative Europe – MEDIA programme

"We must wage the battle on the cultural level to ensure a future for the EU’s political strategy"

CANNES 2019: Cineuropa got the chance to meet Silvia Costa at the Cannes Film Festival, where she took stock of her two mandates at the European Parliament  

22/05/2019 | Cannes 2019

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